Hann Casino and Resort in Clark Freeport opens Swissôtel
Hann Casino and Resort located in Clark, Philippines, had a soft opening on Tuesday for 270 rooms (example pictured) of Swissôtel-branded accommodations.
Also as of Tuesday, the Philippine government lowered Covid-19 restrictions for 39 areas – including Metro Manila and Clark Freeport of Pampanga, where Hann Casino and Resort is based. According to a government statement on Sunday, the new “alert level 1” is the least restrictive countermeasure against Covid-19, allowing most businesses to operate at full capacity.
A press release from the Hann resort operator on Tuesday said it was the first time French hotel brand Accor SA had opened a Swissôtel in the Philippines.
The Swissôtel Clark will eventually have 372 rooms in total, distributed in a 22-storey tower.
“We are delighted to welcome guests to experience Swissôtel Clark, the largest hotel in North Metro Manila,” said Tarek Auoini, general manager of the hotel, as quoted in the announcement.
The Hann Estate Casino open on December 15. The entire complex, formerly known as the Widus Hotel and Casino, has been renovated.
Hann Casino and Resort’s gaming facilities include approximately 700 slot machines and 180 electronic table game seats. Additionally, there are around 170 live dealer table games, according to information provided by Daesik Han, president and CEO of the site’s developer, Hann Philippines Inc, in a December interview with GGRAsia.
Mr Han said at the time that the group had “spent, so far, around PHP 30 billion [US$585 million]on the group’s assets.